Monday, May 8, 2017


Maksims Bogdanovs makes FIM Speedway Grand Prix return as Rietumu Bank Latvian SGP wild card.

Latvian international Maksims Bogdanovs makes his first full FIM Speedway Grand Prix appearance as Rietumu Bank Latvian SGP wild card in Daugavpils on May 27.

he 2010 FIM Speedway Under-21 World Championship bronze medallist dons the famous No.16 race jacket in his home city after two previous SGP outings as a track reserve at the Lokomotiv Stadium.

He scored two points in the 2007 round, but having had just three heats against the FIM Speedway World Championship elite, he’ll be determined to make his mark with a guaranteed five rides this time around.

Bogdanovs lines up for Daugavpils in this season’s Polish First Division as the club chases a third straight title win. He is joined in the meeting by Daugavpils and Latvia team mates Kjastas Puodzuks and Jevgenijs Kostigovs, who serve as track reserves, wearing No.17 and No.18 respectively.

The referee for the Rietumu Bank Latvian SGP is Jesper Steentoft from Denmark.